The Ultimate Guide To Deciding Whether You Should Have Kids
"I don't want my life to change right now but that stupid biological clock is ticking." "Parenting seems so hard and tiring but then why do all these people do it?"
Permission to Dream
“The best cure for insomnia is to get a lot of sleep.” W.C. Fields A new year, a new dark morning signaling another day back to work before the sun rises.
Bringing Back Childhood Joy
The light clicked off and I waited, eyes shut tight, as the footsteps faded down the hallway. I knew I should probably wait a little longer – adults were tricky beings – but I couldn't. I just couldn't. My hand slowly crept toward the edge of my bed and down under the mattress where my stolen flashlight hid during the day.
Mom Is Right, You Should Make The Bed
Most of you are probably fully functional adults that make the bed every day. Sadly, I am not one of those adults. I thought it was pointless. Why straighten up something that will be messy again later. I know others feel the same way. We are the kind of people who get annoyed by our mothers telling us to tidy up the bed. But, I'm here to tell you that mom is right. There are benefits to making the bed. These benefits could help improve sleep. "A National Sleep Foundation poll found that survey participants who reported regularly making their bed were also more likely to say that they got a good night's sleep most nights." I know, hard to believe, but it's true. Let me explain:
Lessons in Awe
I’m sitting on the bus on my way to work. My headphones are plugged into my ears and I’m looking down at my phone. I enter my workspace. It’s a glorious building, built in the 1930s and decked out like an underwater haven. A sea of emerald meets my eye as I walk through the front doors. Though I’ve seen the architecture many times and often take it for granted, when I stop for a moment to look up the sight before me is truly magnificent.
Peace Within the Noise
Resolutions are funny things. We make them address a behavior we would like to change, modify, or even adapt in our daily lives. They begin on shaky ground; our resistance and lack of motivation have had quite the head start. Stick-to-itiveness is inherently tough on them. Similar to the religious observation of Lent, we are asking those resolutions to do something in opposition to the behavior we love. Their ultimate goal is to disrupt behavior we have, at least, found passively comfortable.
The year of Rest and Relaxation
Year after year, we watch the calendar flip to January, and we make resolutions to start a new business or write that book. We vow to quit smoking, cut out sugar, or reach that dream weight, but by February 1st, we usually lose steam in our goals. Why?
Restful Body, Restful Mind
In a hectic modern world, rest may seem fleeting to most. We are expected to do, do, do with all the increasing demands in our careers, our relationships and even our personal growth. There seems to be an industry for everything nowadays, always pointing towards a problem. What if I were to tell you that there actually is quite a simple solution to our day-to-day problems. That solution, my friend, is rest.
Being effective in anything you do
Whatever our ambitions, we have a limited amount of time and resources at our disposal. The ability to go ahead successfully is essential. Once you've committed to something and put out the necessary work, you'll want to maximize the return on your investment by utilizing the most effective methods possible. I've included 10 of my most useful suggestions for enhancing your effectiveness and attaining your objectives–whatever they may be–in your life.
Empowering your mind
Is it true that the terms mind power methods conjure up images of power, strength, and accomplishment in your mind? Can you tell me whether these terms have any true significance, other than in science fiction movies, where you see characters with enormous power attempting to either destroy or rescue the world? Is it possible for the mind to generate superhuman abilities like those shown in science fiction films?
Focus is the key ingredient of success
We live in a fast-paced world where change and progress are continual in many sectors of life, including education, communication, transportation, health, and security, to name a few examples. Indeed, advances in science and new technical discoveries have resulted in significant improvements in a variety of areas of life, making life easier, more affordable, faster, and more enjoyable for us all.
Concentration breeds success
When the rays of the sun are focused via a magnifying glass on a single spot, they may cause a sheet of paper to get scorched. This kind of fire could only be started when the sunlight was focused on a tiny area. A magnifying glass placed too far away from or too near to the paper resulted in the insufficient focus of the rays. As a result, nothing occurred.
50 easy habits that will change your life for the better
Sometimes we focus our attention on achieving large-scale goals, progressively paint steps and make plans for the distant future. It is certainly important to work for the future, but, plunging into dreams of what should happen in a month, six months or a year, we can forget about one important aspect - the present. It turns out that habits and actions that are invisible at first glance can have a greater impact on our lives than we could have imagined. How to feel happier with this minimum of effort?
Do You Build Castles In The Air?
” If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them. ” — Henry David Thoreau
How I came to love myself
I decided to write this article to Vocal as a means of healing and inspiration to those who have trouble loving who they already are. There is so much negativity in today's world; we have so many people who can't find anything better to do than verbally or physically abuse someone else. We need to have the courage to do three things. One; keep all negative people out of our lives if possible. Two; realize that it is not us that is the problem, it is them. Three; love ourselves and not change for the sake of others liking us. I learned that lesson a long time ago.
Being more productive in your life
It is really tough to remain focused and productive in this day and age of many distractions. People put in a lot of effort to get the desired results at the end of the day. In spite of the fact that they work really hard, they still struggle to get the most out of their day. What is the reason behind this?
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